Maja Göpel

The Research Director of The New Institute, Former Member Of The German Advisory Council on Global Change, Former Director of Future Justice for the World Future Council & Honorary Professor at Leuphana University of Lüneburg





Rethinking Our World: An Invitation to Rescue Our Future

Rethinking Our World: An Invitation to Rescue Our Future

Maja Göpel received a 5 star rating across 10 events in 2023

"Maja Göpel, a distinguished political economist and sustainability scientist, is renowned for her transformative approach to shaping a sustainable future. With over 25 years of experience, her work at The New Institute and as a celebrated speaker has been pivotal in driving positive, sustainable change in policy and practice. Her innovative strategies and impactful research, particularly in market-based environmental policy, make her an invaluable asset in steering society towards a more sustainable, equitable future."

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Maja Göpel's official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Which Prosperous Future? Confronting Narratives of Growth
  • Why Innovation Beyond NOW Has to be Systematic
  • Sustainability Without Reparation
  • The Power of System Thinking in Shaping a Sustainable World
  • 2023 - Author of "Rethinking Our World: An Invitation to Rescue Our Future
  • 2022 - Nominated by the Alliance 90/The Greens as the delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany
  • 2021 - Ranked as one of the 100 Most Influential German Economists by The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
  • 2021 - Awarded the Erich Fromm Prize, the Theodor Heuss Prize, the Science Communication Medal of the Max Planck Society & the WeQ Award
  • 2021 - Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges
  • 2020 - Research Director for the New Institute Think Tank
  • 2019 - Winner of the Environmental & Sustainability Prize of the Federal German Working Group & the Adam Smith Prize
  • 2019 - Appointed as an Honorary Professor at Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • 2017 - Secretary General of the German Advisory Council on Global Change
  • 2006 - Director of Future Justice for the World Future Council
  • Member of the Club of Rome, the World Future Council & the Balaton Group
  • Former Member of the Bioeconomy Council of the German Federal Government